In this collaboration with Levelup.Digital, world renowned Zhelong Xu demonstrates his process for creating an intricately designed Chinese dragon from start to finish. Learn his expert sculpting and texturing workflow in this fully narrated, step-by-step tutorial, in Chinese with English subtitles.
Zhelong begins by introducing his reference sketches, followed by a breakdown of his workflow. Watch as he shares his personal tips and techniques for sculpting and high-res modeling. Learn his full process for material and texturing in Substance Painter.
Get ready to be inspired by this legendary artist.
Zhelong is a world renowned freelance digital artist, working in film and on personal projects. He was born in JingDeZhen, a town in China famous for producing porcelain. Zhelong's work is heavily influenced by traditional Chinese culture, evident in his design and color choices. A fan of dragons, they are a recurring theme in his projects and are instantly recognizable as carrying his distinctive art style. A speaker at Substance Days Shanghai 2019, Zhelong's work served as Substance Painter 2017's splash screen, and Substance Source's campaign image. In 2019, Allegorithmic published a collection of Zhelong's work in a book called "Yechawood: The Art of Zhelong Xu."
- 10.5 hours step-by-step video tutorial
- Narrated in Chinese, with English Subtitles
- 1080 Resolution
- Stream video directly (for Studios who need downloadable files, get in touch)
- Substance Painter
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